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Lathen announces candidacy for mayor

El Paso County Commissioner Amy Lathen formally launched her mayoral campaign Monday evening at Qualtek Manufacturing on North Nevada. A crowd of about 150 supporters listened appreciatively as Lathen spoke, frequently interrupting her with applause. She was introduced by Qualtek owners Tom and Mary Fagnant, followed by Rep. Bob Gardner and former Chamber of Commerce… Continue Reading Lathen announces candidacy for mayor

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Colorado Springs lodging numbers up from 2013

Colorado Springs’ lodging occupancy rate increased by 3.3 percent over 2013, year-to-date, according to the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association’s Rocky Mountain Lodging Report. The rate, which is just below 66 percent, is below the state average occupancy rate of 71 percent, however. The highest reported occupancy rate was Loveland at 81.1 percent. The lowest reported… Continue Reading Colorado Springs lodging numbers up from 2013

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The Business Chamber of Southern Colorado is hosting a networking event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Texas T-Bone, 5245 N. Academy Blvd. Titled “Elevating Small Business, to LIFT local economy, a news release from the chamber states, “This is a great time to come meet fellow members and enjoy the company of other business… Continue Reading Chamber hosts networking event

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Inasmuch Foundation grants to nonprofits

The Inasmuch Foundation distributed $303,500 in grants to 15 organizations in Colorado Springs. Inasmuch Foundation, founded by Edith Kinney Gaylord in 1982, supports education, health and human services and community enhancement initiatives that enrich the quality of life for Oklahomans. The foundation carries on its late founder’s interest in Colorado Springs by giving to nonprofits… Continue Reading Inasmuch Foundation grants to nonprofits

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Colorado Springs-based Nor’wood Development Group announced Thursday it finalized its purchase of Banning Lewis Ranch, a transaction months in the making. Nor’wood had been under contract since June to purchase around 18,000 acres of the property from Texas-based Ultra Petroleum. Ultra, which paid $20 million for the property, sold Banning Lewis to Nor’wood for a reported $28… Continue Reading Nor’wood buys Banning Lewis

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Home given to injured Army vet

For the third time in 2014, U.S. Bank, in partnership with Freedom Alliance and Five Brothers, are set to donate a home to an injured U.S. Army veteran. Wednesday, Nov. 19, Sgt. Patrick McPherson and his family will be welcomed to their new, mortgage-free home at 5171 Fossil Butte Drive in Colorado Springs. McPherson was… Continue Reading Home given to injured Army vet

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Telecom Solutions grows, moves

Telecom Solutions, Inc., a provider of technology based solutions for business based in Colorado Springs and Denver, relocated its offices to 4570 Hilton Parkway, Suite 106 off Garden of the Gods Road. Telecom President Ron Formanek said the new space was needed to accommodate the company’s ongoing growth. Telecom Solutions’ growth has come primarily from… Continue Reading Telecom Solutions grows, moves

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Transportation Improvement Program amendment increases Cimarron interchange budget

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments has approved an amendment to its Transportation Improvement Program, adding $20 million additional Regional Priority Project funds to the Interstate 25/Cimarron Interchange project budget. “These additional RPP funds were necessary to bridge the budget shortfall based on the current construction industry bidding environment affecting transportation projects across the… Continue Reading Transportation Improvement Program amendment increases Cimarron interchange budget

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Makepeace joins race to become mayor

Mary Lou Makepeace announced that she will be running for the next mayor of Colorado Springs. Makepeace, who previously served six years as the city’s mayor, declared her candidacy to a crowd of more than 100 at the Gold Room Wednesday morning. “I’m in! … I have decided that I am somebody, and that I can… Continue Reading Makepeace joins race to become mayor

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Behavioral health event planned for Thursday

The League of Women Voters of El Paso County has scheduled a panel discussion on behavioral health Thursday, Nov. 13, featuring five speakers working in industries related to the topic. The event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at First Methodist Church at 420 N. Nevada Ave. It will be free, open to the public and… Continue Reading Behavioral health event planned for Thursday

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